Barrie Saunders analyses what we know about the RNZ/TVNZ merger
Geoffrey Miller puts NZ’s new humanitarian visa policy for Ukrainians under the microscope and considers the implications of claims of a potential role for China in Russia’s war against Ukraine
Daphna Whitmore: The best we can do is oppose both state and corporate censorship, seek out factual sources, be alert to the propaganda from all sides, and then make up our own minds.
Lachlan Waugh: What was most striking for me, was out of the five or six TV screens at the venue, not one was on the Crusaders-Chiefs clash...
Martyn Bradbury: It's not just Jacinda who is the problem, it's her woke social media lynch mob
Graham Adams: The Royal Society has dropped its disciplinary action against 2 eminent Fellows after a barrage of international outrage. It had little choice if it wanted to avoid further embarrassment
Dr Bryce Edwards: rather than an enthusiastic vote of confidence in National and Luxon, it undoubtedly reflects more of a waning confidence in Labour and Ardern.
Dr Bryce Edwards: There could be very good reasons for introducing a co-governance model. The problem is the Govt has yet to make the case and surveys continue to show the public is deeply unconvinced
Karl du Fresne: The Govt has tried hyperbole, disinformation & scaremongering – witness the infantile & dishonest “public information & education campaign” at a cost to the taxpayer of $4m.
Geoffrey Miller: The breakneck speed at which core elements of New Zealand’s own foreign policy are being rewritten is an echo of equally dramatic changes internationally.